Monthly Archives: December 2013

Hubble Space Telescope finds clouds on super-Earth, Neptune-sized planets

Hubble Space Telescope finds clouds on super-Earth, Neptune-sized planetsNews from Los Angeles Times: Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, two research teams have discovered thick layers of high-altitude clouds covering the atmospheres of two relatively nearby exoplanets: a super-Earth and a … Continue reading

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Weather forces Australian icebreaker to suspend efforts to reach trapped ship in …

Weather forces Australian icebreaker to suspend efforts to reach trapped ship in …News from CNN: Australian icebreaker turns back but may try again Rescue effort may turn to helicopter on Chinese ship 74 people on stranded research ship are in … Continue reading

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Security Camera Captures Possible Meteor Thursday Evening

Security Camera Captures Possible Meteor Thursday EveningNews from KCRG: NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – People across the Midwest reported seeing a bright fireball streak across the sky Thursday evening … and it was caught on camera in North Liberty. The fireball, … Continue reading

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Russian spacewalkers forced to remove videocameras outside space station

Russian spacewalkers forced to remove videocameras outside space stationNews from Fox News: INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION –  Two Russian astronauts took a record-breaking seven and a half hour spacewalk outside of the International Space Station, but were unable to successfully complete … Continue reading

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Four Conservation Experts Look Back on and Beyond 40 Years of the …

Four Conservation Experts Look Back on and Beyond 40 Years of the …News from National Geographic: Since the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was signed by President Nixon on Dec. 28, 1973, the Act has helped recover more than 30 species, … Continue reading

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Batteries as they are meant to be seen

Batteries as they are meant to be seenNews from ECNmag.com: In the search for long-lasting, inexpensive rechargeable batteries, researchers develop more realistic methods to study the materials in action RICHLAND, Wash.– Researchers have developed a way to microscopically view battery … Continue reading

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Still Uncertain: Climate Change’s Role in Drought

Still Uncertain: Climate Change’s Role in DroughtNews from Kitsap Sun: It’s common for direct connections to be drawn between climate change and the effects of the devastating droughts that have been afflicting the U.S. and other parts of the world … Continue reading

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Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk

Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkNews from Washington Post: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a “mini blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve spacewalk aims to finish crucial space station repairs

Christmas Eve spacewalk aims to finish crucial space station repairsNews from NBCNews.com: Cosmic Log Alan Boyle, Science Editor NBC News Facebook Share on Facebook LinkedIn ……………. continues on NBCNews.com >>> Read the full article . Christmas Eve spacewalk could wrap … Continue reading

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NASA Spacesuit Malfunction Delays Space Station Repairs

NASA Spacesuit Malfunction Delays Space Station RepairsNews from ABC News: Home > Video > World News > World News Reports One Mother’s Final Christmas Wish One Mother’s Final Christmas Wish This family received a letter from their lost loved one … Continue reading

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